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Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows

Amazon and PBS have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will see a bunch of past episodes of popular PBS shows hit the Prime Instant Video catalog. On the adult side of things, the deal brings over NOVA, Masterpiece, …

Imgur’s iOS App Is Being Held Up by Apple but Should Arrive in a Few Weeks Imgur’s iOS App Is Being Held Up by Apple but Should Arrive in a Few Weeks

Earlier this year, popular photo-sharing app 500px was yanked from Apple’s App Store for a week or so and then reinstated after the Cupertino company expressed concerns with the level of pornography able to be accessed using the app. 500px …

Google Tests Highlighting In-Depth Articles In Search Results Google Tests Highlighting In-Depth Articles In Search Results
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Google conducts tens of thousands of search experiments every year, and you never know which ones will actually become features of the greater Google experience, but the search engine is running a new one that’s pretty interesting and shares some …

Amazon/Viacom Deal Adds Nickelodeon, Comedy Central Shows to Prime Instant Video Amazon/Viacom Deal Adds Nickelodeon, Comedy Central Shows to Prime Instant Video

Amazon has just snatched up a bunch of new content for its Prime Instant Video streaming service – most of it in the form of kids shows from the Viacom family of networks. The Amazon/Viacom deal is being touted as …

Tumblr Porn Is Here to Stay, Yahoo Won’t Restrict Content Tumblr Porn Is Here to Stay, Yahoo Won’t Restrict Content
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According to one recent analysis, over 11% of Tumblr’s top 200,000 domains are full of “adult” content. Yes, a big part of Tumblr is the porn – it’s not the biggest part by any means, but it’s significant. And ever …

Amazon Prime Adds NBC Universal Shows: Hannibal, Grimm, Suits, and More Amazon Prime Adds NBC Universal Shows: Hannibal, Grimm, Suits, and More

Good news for Amazon Prime Instant Video customers today, as Amazon has just announced an expanded licensing agreement with NBCUniversal that will bring a handful of NBC, USA, and SyFy shows to the streaming video service. Starting today, subscribers will …

Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate
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Google announced the launch of content recommendations for mobile sites via the Google+ Platform. By adding a line of code, webmasters can encourage users to look at more of their articles when they’re browsing mobile sites, by delivering recommended (by …

Hulu Touts 4 Million Hulu Plus Subscribers, Revenue and Streaming Records in Q1 Hulu Touts 4 Million Hulu Plus Subscribers, Revenue and Streaming Records in Q1

According to acting CEO Andy Forssell, Hulu is had a hell of a start to 2013. In a blog post, Forssell says that Hulu set a new record for revenue in Q1, and that for the first time ever, Hulu …

To Help Content Creators, YouTube Will Up Video Visibility on the Homepage To Help Content Creators, YouTube Will Up Video Visibility on the Homepage
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YouTube, who has turned its attention to content creators and channels over the past year, is looking to reward them by giving them more real estate on users’ homepages. Starting next week, logged-in users will see a new look to …

HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? HBO CEO Says Maybe, Possibly, Down the Road. Maybe. HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? HBO CEO Says Maybe, Possibly, Down the Road. Maybe.

There is a lot of awesome content coming from HBO. The venerable premium cable network has produced some of the best shows to ever grace the small screen (The Wire, The Sopranos), and currently produces some of the most interesting …

Is Email Your Business’ Answer To The Loss Of Google Reader? Is Email Your Business’ Answer To The Loss Of Google Reader?
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Businesses have had the idea that “content is king” pounded into their brains for years. If you want to thrive online, you have to have compelling content that people want to read. The other side of that coin, however, is …

Nook Video Snags Content from Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount, and More Nook Video Snags Content from Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount, and More

Today, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media announced a bunch of new content licensing deals with some major players. These deals will bring movies from Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount Pictures, Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim, and Film Buff to the Nook …

Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT] Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT]
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On Thursday, Facebook will hold a big event to unveil a “new look for the news feed.” Facebook’s news feed, the core part of the site’s experience, last received a major change in 2011. According to a report at TechCrunch, …

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Hates Apple & Google’s View of Music as ‘Content’ Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Hates Apple & Google’s View of Music as ‘Content’

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, one of the first people to give the internet what it really wanted in terms of music distribution, has some concerns about what has happened to music in the last few years. The Guardian has a huge, …

Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows
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Amazon has just announced a new content licensing agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive that brings a ton of popular cooking, travel, and do-it-yourself programming to Prime Instant Video. The deal will bring shows from five different Scripps networks: HGTV, DIY …

Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to FX’s Justified Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to FX’s Justified

Another day in February, another exclusive content grab from Amazon. Today, the company announced that their Prime Instant Video service will be the exclusive online streaming home to the FX hit Justified. Also part of this new deal is the …

Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’ Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’

Amazon has just landed another exclusive content deal for its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s the upcoming CBS drama Under the Dome. Here are the specifics of the deal: Just four days after each episode airs on CBS, …

Netflix Loses Out as Sony Pictures Stays with Starz Netflix Loses Out as Sony Pictures Stays with Starz

It looks like Netflix’s interest in Sony films wasn’t strong enough to shake things up. Starz and Sony Pictures Entertainment have just announced an expansion of their previous deal that will see Starz remain the exclusive home for Sony Pictures …

HBO Go Coming to Apple TV [REPORT] HBO Go Coming to Apple TV [REPORT]

Starting some time this year, you may have another incentive to go out and grab an Apple TV box. According to Bloomberg, two people familiar with the plans say that Apple is in negotiations to add HBO Go, HBO’s streaming …

Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated) Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated)

Vimeo allows non-sexual nudity (anything expect explicit porn). Everybody knows that. It’s one of the things that sets it apart from other video streaming sites like YouTube. Vimeo says that it’s a testament to their “unflinching belief in the integrity …

Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work

Facebook is (once again) in the middle of a content removal drama – except this time is doesn’t have anything to do with breastfeeding, racy cartoons, art, exposed nipples, or racially charged posts. This time, the drama centers around a …